KERRY FURUKAWA

For KERRY FURUKAWA's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Hitotsubashi’s Catherine Wallace on business ethics

As a Ph.D. student in her native Australia, Catherine Wallace was immersed in studying the effects of the thyroid gland...

Akiya & Inaka helps foreign buyers save empty houses

Kerry Furukawa
Contributing writer

English-language media have featured stories about houses in Japan going for $500 or even being given away in recent years....

Water-refill platform mymizu succeeds with fluid ideas

Kerry Furukawa Contributing writer

When Mariko McTier and her co-founder started the water-refilling platform mymizu four years ago, they were trying to change minds,...

Carlos Donderis bridges work cultures at Mercari

After a 10-day visit 13 years ago, Spaniard Carlos Donderis decided he wanted to live in Japan. He had been...

Chamber’s Townsend bridges Japan, Australian, N.Z.

Kerry Furukawa Contributing writer

The recent sit-down between Sally Townsend, chair of the Australian and New Zealand Chamber of Commerce in Japan (ANZCCJ), and...

Dean Wilson sets new course at Temple University

A little after 3 in the afternoon, the lobby of Temple University Japan’s campus in Sangenjaya was buzzing with activity....

Life abroad characterized by gratitude and diligence

Alison Beale’s way of speaking may be described as soft and slow, perhaps giving the impression of uncertainty. This is...

Enduring lessons on the importance of community

As he greets the photographer who will take his picture for this article, Adobe’s head of Japan and Asia Pacific...

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